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Terminology

title:
AGLS Metadata Standard – Terminology
identifier:
http://www.agls.gov.au/documents/terminology/
creator:

National Archives of Australia; Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes, ACT 2600; +61 2 6212 3600

publisher:

National Archives of Australia; Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes, ACT 2600; +61 2 6212 3600

description:
Terminology used in the revised DCMI abstract model
rights:
Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2008
created:
2008-05-15
modified:
2008-05-19T11:06:24+10:00
subject:
metadata
language:
en-AU
format:
text/html
aggregationLevel:
collection

The information on this site reflects the terminology used in the revised DCMI Abstract Model approved as a Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Recommendation in 2007. A table comparing the two terminologies is presented below.

Previous terminology DCMI Abstract Model
element property or element
element refinement property with sub-property of relation
encoding scheme syntax encoding scheme or vocabulary encoding scheme
syntax encoding scheme syntax encoding scheme
qualifier property with sub-property of relation, syntax encoding scheme or vocabulary encoding scheme
vocabulary encoding scheme vocabulary encoding scheme

Definitions

The key words 'must', 'must not', 'required', 'shall', 'shall not', 'should', 'should not', 'recommended', 'may', and 'optional' in this document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119.